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Bread makers temporary shut down operations Nationwide

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Bread makers in Nigeria have temporary shut down Operations nationwide due to the incessant increase in the prices of baking materials and diesel in the country.

The President Premium Breadmakers Association of Nigeria (PBAN), Emmanuel Onuorah in a press statement Wednesday said if no intervention from the government , the Operators shall extend the duration of the withdrawal.

Onuorah added that Bakeries are mostly running on huge losses and this is no longer sustainable.

The operators are also Requesting the Federal Government to stop charging 15% Wheat development levy on wheat import and NAFDAC to review downwards the 154,000 naira penalty charged bakeries on late renewal of certificates.

They want government to grant members access to grants and soft loans and stoppage of multi – agencies regulation of the bread making industry.

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